Notice of Proposed Bylaw Amendments

Notice of Proposed Bylaw Amendments

On November 1, 2021, the College of Dietitians of British Columbia’s (CDBC) Board of Directors approved amendments to the College’s bylaws that are subject to the notice requirements described in section 19(6.2) of the Health Professions Act. The proposed...
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Q&A

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Q&A

Q1: What does equity, diversity, and inclusion mean in dietetics? Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are important concepts that should be integrated in day-to-day life as a dietitian. Through the lens of dietetic practice involving clients, equity refers to a...
Testimonial Q&A

Testimonial Q&A

Q1: I noticed that Marketing Standard 2(g) includes a ban on testimonials, including before and after photos. What is the rationale for this? Use of testimonials in practice goes against the Code of Ethics, as it prioritizes the interest of the dietitian over the...
Marketing Q&A

Marketing Q&A

Q1: When I reviewed the definitions of ‘marketing’ and ‘advertisement’ in the Marketing Standards I thought they were inflexible. Could these limit the actions of a dietitian in private practice, particularly in a social media context? The terms ‘marketing’ and...
Conflict of Interest and Sales Q&A

Conflict of Interest and Sales Q&A

Q1: Can the CDBC help me determine if I am experiencing a conflict of interest? You are encouraged to review the policy on Conflict of Interest and Sales for details and definitions that might provide clarity on your situation. As well, have a look at the Ethical...